How to tune a tabla

Hi all, been a while since I posted something on here, my apologies. I have had many requests on showing how to tune a tabla or the best method of taking care of tabla. Tuning the tabla is an art that every tabla player must know and recognise. It’s very...

Top ten tips on improving your practice

Hi all, Well today I want to talk about the deep topic of tabla riaz / sadhana (practice). Along with the importance of key basics that we need to keep on working on. For me personally, riaz is like a constant sharpening and gaining a deeper and higher zones of the...

New Tabla Class Times in Leicester

Hello all, I’m pleased to announce new tabla lesson times in Leicester at Santosh Community Centre, Wingfield Street, Leicester. Intermediate Students: 5.30 – 6.30pm every Thursday Beginner Students: 5.30 – 6.30pm Look forward to seeing you all...

Effective Tabla Training and Lessons

Hi all, Just another post about me stressing about the importance of hard training and practicing tabla on a regular basis. I’m sure you’re aware of the old term ‘practice makes perfect’. Well that applies to learning tabla too. Whether...

Importance of Sangat (Accompaniment)

“Sangat” is congregation. “Sadh” is saint. “Sat” is true. All these three words refer to a gathering of, or a meeting with, God-oriented people. The company may come together to say prayers to God, sing kirtan, listen to kathas or...